Archive for April, 2007

A week with the Nokia N95: There’s a little monster in my pocket and it’s SMART!

Sunday, April 29th, 2007

Almost exactly two years and 5 months ago, on November 27, 2004 I posted the photo below to say farewell to my Nokia 6210 which I carried for four years and say hello to my first ‘smart’ phone the Nokia 6600. Now it’s time for the 6600 to fade into the background, as I welcome [...]

Got the Flickr/YouTube blues? Ikbis is the solution :)

Sunday, April 29th, 2007

Just saw this cartoon on AdBlogArabia.. I just want to say.. [Adopting TV commercial voice]: Are you tired of having your photos and video clips on two different sites with two different logins. Are you confusing your friends and family by referring them to different sites when you want to show them your stuff. Are [...]

Cool photography on

Friday, April 27th, 2007

Some of the photos that caught my eye on

Micro SD: The 4GB fingernail!

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

Why am I suddenly interested in Micro SD cards? Well, I’ll be revealing that in a later post.. (click on image for credits) It just blows my mind that SanDisk will be launching a 4GB version of it’s fingernail sized memory card in a few days (in May). The 2GB version is retailing for 20-50 [...]

“If you love a girl..”

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

Someone has been posting Arab graffiti on ikbis.. Love and Betrayal. That’s the writing on the wall.

More media coverage of Nokia and cooperation

Sunday, April 22nd, 2007

Today, Gulf News, the leading English language daily are running a story on Nokia’s tie-up with, which shows the extent of Nokia’s commitment to bringing sticky Arabic content to its customers. Ikbis, dubbed the You-Tube of the Middle East, allows users to post photos and videos on its website. Launched last November, by January [...]

Google drops the Froogle brand name

Saturday, April 21st, 2007

I just noticed that Google Froogle service is now simply called Google Product Search. That’s a bit sad. The Google+Frugal=Froogle combination was a lovable quirky name. Oh well.. Read about the name change in Google’s official blog: So we’re renaming Froogle as Google Product Search. We’re taking the opportunity to refocus the user experience on [...]